The anticipation is building as we approach the game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 1:00 PM ET. Preparing to face off on the gridiron, the latest team news has sparked quite a fuss. Injury status will be examined in detail, including which key players from each side will play and which will have to sit out.
Joe Burrow Injury Update: Bengals QB will he play today against Browns?
Off a strong 2022 season, the Cincinnati Bengals look forward to starting their 2023 campaign with enthusiasm. With a calf issue, Joe Burrow finds himself on the injury report. The update suggests that Burrow has recently been limited in practice. Will their offensive leader be leading the team against the Cleveland Browns, Bengals fans anxiously wonder.
Darren Waller’s status
A mixed bag of news hit the Browns: Denzel Ward was cleared, but Juan Thornhill encountered a setback. After practice, Thornhill’s injury raised questions regarding his availability for the season opener. The absence of one player from practice a day before the game causes concern among Browns fans, who wonder if Rodney McCloud will step in.
Jerry Jeudy’s Situation
Browns 2022 struggles behind them, they look for a new beginning. Wide receiver status is a prominent focus due to Jerry Jeudy. Despite not being listed on the injury report, Jeudy’s performance will play a critical role in the Browns’ offensive strategy. Key to victory over the Bengals, his contributions could be.
Injury Report Overview
Let’s take a closer look at the injury reports for both teams:
Cincinnati Bengals Injury Report Today
Joe Burrow (QB) – Calf – Limited Participation In Practice
Chidobe Awuzie (CB) – Non-injury related – Limited Participation In Practice
Tyler Boyd (WR) – Toe – Full Participation In Practice
Joseph Ossai (DE) – Ankle – Out
D’Ante Smith (OT) – Shoulder – Full Participation In Practice
Cleveland Browns Injury Report Today
Marquise Goodwin (WR) – Illness – Limited Participation In Practice
Joel Bitonio (OG) – Non-injury related – Did Not Participate In Practice
Denzel Ward (CB) – Concussion – Limited Participation In Practice
Alex Wright (DE) – Knee – Limited Participation In Practice
Jack Conklin (OT) – Non-injury related – Did Not Participate In Practice
Amari Cooper (WR) – Non-injury related – Did Not Participate In Practice
Juan Thornhill (S) – Calf – Questionable
Seven in the league, the Bengals scored an average of 26.1 points per game in 2022. Equally impressive, their defense allowed only 20.1 points on average. With 265 passing yards per game, Cincinnati excelled in the fifth position. Ranking sixth in the league, their turnover margin was a positive at +6.
A 7-10 record and lack of playoff appearance meant the Browns had a trying year in 2022. The defense allowed 22.4 points per game while the offense scored 21.2.
Joe Burrow, Juan Thornhill, and Jerry Jeudy’s health is a crucible in this thrilling season opener, as the clock ticks down to kick-off. Fans of both teams will be glued to their screens, hoping to see their favorites in action on Sunday.
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